Senator asks ‘What on earth did you think would happen?’ as contractor hired for national security work abruptly goes out of business

5/13/16 McCaskill raised concerns about Jorge Scientific/Imperatis as early as 2012 following misconduct in Afghanistan—federal agencies ignored concerns & re-hired the firm, which this week defaulted on the contract WASHINGTON – “What on earth did you think would happen,” is the question U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is posing to two federal agencies after a contractor—re-hired […]

USPS hires former FBI officer as new Information Technology vice president

5/3/16 Jeffrey C. Johnson has joined USPS as Information Technology vice president, overseeing all postal computer systems, software and hardware. Johnson previously served as chief technology officer for the FBI, where he focused on strengthening threat awareness capabilities and improving the strategic alignment of the agency’s projects and goals. He also worked at a vice […]

Another Federal Union sues OPM Over Data Breaches

NTEU Sues OPM Over Cyberattacks Wednesday, July 8 2015 Washington, D.C.—The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) sued the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) today over the recent cyberattacks, alleging that the agency violated NTEU members’ constitutional rights by failing to protect their private information. The lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for […]

USPS quietly replaced IT executives who left for private sector

Federal News Radio reports: John Edgar, who departed from the Postal Service June 5 to work in the private sector. An email obtained by Federal News Radio stated that Edgar, USPS’s vice president for IT, had led the IT division for the last four years and worked for the Postal Service the last 14 years. […]